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Urinary System

Module 7

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The kidneys regulate the volume of blood plasma & thereby contribute to the regulation of... blood pressure
In the body, the kidneys are found lateral to the... vertebral column
The adult kidney is about the size of a... fist
The long duct carrying urine away from the kidney is the... ureter
The two distinct regions of the kidney are the outer cortex and the inner... medulla
The triangular wedges of tissue composing the medulla of the kidney are referred to as... renal pyraminds
Arterial blood entering the kidney flows through the... renal artery
The waste product urea, which is present in the urine, is a product of amino acid metabolism taking place in the... liver
Large amounts of ketone bodies in the urine are often symptoms of... diabetes mellitus
The pigments that give urine color are derived from substances in the diet or from the pigment of red blood cells called... hemoglobin
The process of expelling urine from the body is... micturition
Created by: brookeadams
 

 



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